Northville police search for bank robbery suspect

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News


Northville police are searching for this man who robbed a bank Thursday morning.

Northville Township police officials said they are searching for a man who robbed a bank Thursday morning.

The armed robbery happened at about 9:40 a.m. at the Chase Bank branch on Seven Mile at Silver Spring Drive, according to the township's public safety director Todd Mutchler.

The suspect is described as a white male, 50-years-old and wearing a brown, long-sleeve shirt and black pants. He has green eyes and a short beard.

He walked up to a teller and told her to "open your drawer, this is a robbery" and implied he had a weapon, officials said.

The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and fled on foot west on Seven Mile.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect should call Northville Township Police at (248) 349-9400.

Police also ask people to avoid the area.

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